Boat with five people sinks off Turkey's Kinaliada

A boat carrying five people sank off Kinaliada, Istanbul early on Sunday.

Boat with five people sinks off Turkey's Kinaliada

A boat carrying five people sank off Kinaliada, Istanbul early on Sunday.

Search and Rescue Coordination Center of the Marimite Undersecretariat said one of the people on the boat was rescued, and efforts were under way to find four others who were reported missing.

The boat was sailing from Bostanci coast on the Anatolian side of Istanbul to Kinaliada, one of the Princes' Islands on the Sea of Marmara, when it sank.

Another boat which was at the scene of the accident rescued one of the people on the boat, who was later taken under medical treatment in a hospital in Istanbul's Kartal neighborhood.

Four boats and a helicopter are still searching the area to find the four missing people.


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